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Gustave FLAUBERT Madame Bovary


Madame Bovary

Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1857, 11,5x18,5cm, relié.

Madame Bovary | Michel Lévy frères | Paris 1857 | 11,5 x 18,5 cm | half shagreen
First edition, one of the very rare copies on vélin fort (75 copies according to Clouzot).
Contemporary navy blue half shagreen binding. Some foxing.
Contrary to copies on ordinary paper printed in two volumes, deluxe copies (grands papiers) are presented in a single volume, without a title or half-title page for the second part of the novel - with continuously numbered pages. This copy includes all the features of first issue copies including the misprint known as 'la faute à Sénart' on the dedication page.
Very rare deluxe copy (grand papier) in a rare contemporary binding. 

30 000 €

Réf : 83397



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